Bakersfield

Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a city in and the county seat of Kern County, California, United States. The city covers about 151 sq mi (390 km2)[9][10] near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, which is located in the Central Valley region. Bakersfield's population as of the 2020 Census was 403,455,[11] making it the 48th-most populous city in the United States and the 9th-most populous in California. The Bakersfield–Delano Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Kern County, had a 2020 census population of 909,235,[8] making it the 62nd largest metropolitan area in the United States.[12]